Sand, Wind, and War: Memoirs of a Desert Explorer

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9780816512119: Sand, Wind, and War: Memoirs of a Desert Explorer

Records the work, travels, and adventures of one of the last of the great British explorers, a man who served in both world wars and carved out a special niche in science through his studies of desert sands.

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"Besides its interest to scientists and historians, the book will appeal to anyone who enjoys the story of an interesting life."—Earth Science History"Tells a fascinating tale of a life of travel and excitement. . . . His initiative and humor are clearly evident throughout this remarkable book."—Royal Engineers Journal"A fascinating life story, lucidly and modestly told, and highly recommended to anyone interested in military history or the history of geology and exploration."—Geoscience Canada

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Bagnold, Ralph A.
Published by University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona (1990)
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Book Description University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. The author, widely considered as one of the last great explorers ,recounts his adventures in the deserts of the world. As a British officer in WWII, he was the founder of the Long Range Patrol Group which became a major pain in Rommel's side. DJ has light edge and corner wear. Price sticker affixed to rear panel. Volume is clean and tightly bound. Bookseller Inventory # 000519

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